Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
intersection of alhambra avenue, and virginia drive. george kiriyama has the latest. >> reporter: that's right. this gas station will be closed for a while. they need to make the necessary repairs. you can take a look behind me. and you can see what's left of one of the pumps here in martinez. this place was a big mess just hours ago. and we do have some dramatic cell phone video, taken right at the moment the drive cashed his ford hybrid suv into gas pump number five. we highlighted the car. you can see it backing up and crashes. the fire immediately erupted, destroying the suv and the car at the next pump. firefighters got to the gas station in five minutes and quickly put out the fire with foam. the flames were shooting about 30 feet in the air. that's as tall as a three-story building. luckily, no one was hurt. everybody inside the car escaped. and everyone got to safety quickly. all because of one quick-thinking gas station manager. >> there was a lady in front of him, pumping her gas when everything happened. as soon as i saw the smoke, i ran out and hit the emergency shutoff switc
Sep 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
nearly 60 miles an hour. in virginia and maryland, the storms pushed down trees, smashed cars and left 150,000 customers without power. and on the potomac river, 19 people were rescued, after the large racing boat they were on capsized. what powered these violent storms. >> we saw a very big shift in the weather pattern in the last couple of days with cooler air dropping down, producing 300 wind reports all over the northeast. and then we have the tornadoes in new york city on top of that. >> reporter: volatile storms not uncommon this time of year, but this weekend they packed an extra punch. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >>> and you may be surprised to hear what fell out of a sky and landed in a neighborhood near seattle. >>> and the bay area forecast coming up. rob mayeda has the forecast coming up. looking at san francisco, a gorgeous night tonight. populate. >>> imagine finding part of an airplane in your front yard, which is just what happened near seattle this weekend. investigators say it was the door to the landing gear of a boeing 767. nobody was hurt, but the inciden
Sep 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the battleground states of nevada, virginia and florida. coming up at 11:00, video that proves tornados don't just happen in the midwest. you might be surprised to see where these violent twisters hit today. >>> around the bay area, we are seeing a strong sea breeze taking shape this weekend which is starting to cool down temperatures. 50s and 60s outside. what that ocean air conditioning means for your sunday forecast coming up. >>> and the same virus blamed for the death of three yosemite tourists pops up in another state. how the hantavirus is linked to a reality tv show. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. looks like it's going to start a so little late...ng um, but i uh... (interupting) oh okay - okay yup that's fine. excuse me - sorry. yes!
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
cases, including three deaths. the most recent death was a west virginia resident who stayed at a tent cabin and camped in the park's high country. the other seven cases are linked to campers who stayed at the park's signature tent cabins. those cabins have been closed. the virus is transmitted by deer mice and their drops. the signs of the virus mimic the flu. >>> a fire sale at amazon. upping the tablet war with four new versions of its kindle fire. amazon is taking a shot at apple with its tablet for $159. more importantly, $200 cheaper than the ipad. the new tablet begins shipping next friday. amazon is acknowledging the company probably won't make a lot of money on the devices. but it's banking on users to purchase all of the content through amazon. >>> amazon eyes cutting into apple's bottom line. apple is ready to take aim at the growing field of internet radio. today, the cupertino company announced its service. it would move app until direct competition with pandora and i heart radio. apple would have an advantage because the service could come as a preinstalled app on ev